DEAR WHITE PEOPLE A satire about being a Black face in a white place. Click here to help bring this film to theaters: bit.ly/DWPYoTu Remember when Black movies didn’t neccesarily star a dude in a fat suit and a wig? Or have major plot twists timed to Gospel numbers for no apparent reason? No? Damn… Well believe it or not there was a time when “Black Art-House” was a thing. When movies like Do The Right Thing, Hollywood Shuffle, and Boyz In Da […]
After its successful run on the small screen, the hit Caribbean TV series from Barbados “Keeping Up With The Joneses” (KUWTJ) has now moved to the big screen in the UK. “KUWTJ: The Movie” is centred around the fictional Jones family (father Irving, mother Angela, daughter Tracy and son Nathan) who became famous after starring in a TV reality show. Life is going well but when the Joneses are kidnapped at a beach picnic, all seems to be lost. But hope is […]
Bishop (Shakur), Q (Epps), Raheem (Kain) and Steel (Hopkins), who refer to themselves as “The Wrecking Crew,” are four friends growing up in Harlem. They regularly skip school, instead spending their days hanging out at Steel’s apartment, a neighborhood arcade and also a record store where they steal LPs for Q’s local DJ interests. Generally, they are harassed daily by the police or a Puerto Rican gang led by a gangster named Radames. After witnessing a robbery at the local bar, an aggravated Bishop becomes enthralled […]
What in film HELL is this ?????? WARNING: SOME PROFANITY [Thanks Brown Eyez] The film will be released on October 19 *crying*
The screening of the independent full-length feature The Naked Poet took place in London at BAFTA headquarters last night and is written and directed by actor Jason Barrett. Barrett also stars in the film alongside Aml Ameen, Michelle Gayle, Mohammed George, Michael Harvey, Kelle Bryan, Petra Letang, Kyla Frye and Fabrisio Santino. The film centres on the naked poet Lazarus (Jason Barrett) and explores the relationships between his friends, family, lovers, dubious acquaintances and his fight to overcome past demons. It also poses the following questions, -Can […]
Check out the official trailer for the up and coming flick Think Like A Man. The film is adapted from comedian/talk host Steve Harvey’s best-selling book Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, and stars Michael Ealy, Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson, Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good, Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Terrence J, Regina Hall and Kevin Hart. US Release: March 9th 2012 UK Release: UNKNOWN
I loved the TV show and cannot wait to see the film. I just hope it lives up to my expectations.
UK blogger Michelle Owusu at SceneTV recently caught up with Brown Paper Dolls, an LA-based production company made up of three ambitious and talented ladies, who aim to show and tell more diverse stories and perspectives through TV and film. The ladies from Brown Paper Dolls have also released a trailer for their production Milk + Honey, which is executive produced by British actor Idris Elba. Check out Michelle’s interview below. Who are ‘Brown Paper Dolls’? Who is involved and how and why was […]